Walter Clissen

PCPA: Two Gentlemen of Verona, Hamlet by William Shakespeare, My Fairy Tale by Stephen Schwartz and Flemming Enevold

Other Theatres: L.A.’s Center for Bilingual Arts, La Mama ETC New York City, Arizona Repertory Theatre, Tucson AZ, Romanian National Theatre, Cluj, Romania, The Flanders Opera Belgium etc. “The Suicide” by Nikolai Erdman, “The Comedy of Errors” by William Shakespeare at USC-SC, “ Flight” by Steve Pearson and Robyn Hunt at The Connelly Theatre-NYC, “Hieronymus Bosch” and “The Cherry Orchard” at La Mama ETC New York City and the Romanian National Theatre, Cluj, Romania; Arno Raunig’s "Barrock" Vienna State Opera House ; Subsonic Sonar’s "Emerald Green Vortex" in LA.  He co-composed and designed the new musical, “Seven Stars in Paradise”.

Other: Walter has 25+ years of experience in all aspects of the audio world. He received his BFA/MFA - CA equivalency- from the Higher Institute of Theatre and Culture Spreading in Brussels, Europe. Walter was also serving as technical director/sound designer/FOH engineer on Grammy Award winner Jose Feliciano’s world tour celebrating his 50th anniversary in the entertainment business. Post production work includes ADR Recording – Graceland and sound design/post production on the short movie ‘Dreadful Sorry’ Academic : he taught several audio courses, workshops and lectures in Europe –Amsterdam, School of the Arts, UK-The University of Kent and in the US at UCLA, CSU Fresno and PCPA- Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, CA and previously held assistant professor positions at the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ; University of South Carolina, SC and as associate professor in audio engineering, live sound technology and audio post production at the New England School of Communications, Husson University in Maine. He also presented sound design papers at the Prague Quadrennial in 2011 in Prague and is a Specialist member for the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic & Vocational Qualifications. Currently Walter teaches courses and writes curriculum at Musician’s Institute Walter in the Live Music Event Production and Audio Engineering Programs.